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    • RANDOM HOUSE, NEW YORK NY, [1962]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; black boards, red cloth back lettered in gilt, yellow top, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. The story of the Japanese soldiers who remained on Guam for some sixteen years not knowing that WWII was over. Enser, p.236. leer más
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    • HARPER COLLINS, [1998]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with 19 plates on 8 and numerous figures in the text; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Classic and long-awaited account of SOE cryptography by a legendary wartime expert. Marks wrote the famous poem 'The Life that I have' which he subsequently gave to Violette Szabo as her code key, and discloses here for the first time the story of the code war between SOE and the enemy in Holland. After WWII, Marks went on to become a prize-winning scriptwriter (he wrote Michael Powell's cult classic feature film 'Peeping Tom'). SCARCE IN THIS CON... leer más
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    • MACDONALD AND JANE'S, [1977]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, several charts and plans in the text, and endpaper maps; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Considerably updated version of the author's earlier account ('The Russian Convoys', 1964) with full use of subsequent revelations (primarily 'Ultra'). More of a reference work, if less dramatic, than the former version. Enser, p.60; Law, 0512. leer más
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    • FABER, [1959]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with 8 maps in the text and large folding map at end, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, contemporary signature on front free endpaper; blue cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt and white, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Considerably revised and updated version of the author's wartime narrative, published in 1945. It remains by far the best account of Operation DYNAMO; several background chapters are followed by day-to-day coverage of the evacuation. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.133; Law 0166. leer más
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    • COLLINS, 1961
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates and endpaper maps, top very lightly dust-soiled; red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. As always with Collier, an enthralling and valuable synthesis of numerous eye-witness accounts. Includes an extensive bibliography, OOB, a record of the 'Little Ships' and a list of contributors. Enser, p.133; Law, 0164. leer más
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    • LANCER INTERNATIONAL, NEW DELHI, [1986]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with maps (a number folding) in the text; black cloth, gilt back, rose endpapers, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. EXTREMELY SCARCE. leer más
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    • LONGMANS GREEN & CO., 1927
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with decorative and printed titles, very numerous plates, and illustrations, facsimiles and maps in the text, some moderate offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; original green cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in black, backstrip mildly sunned else a very good, bright, clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with small hole in backstrip. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • EDWARD ARNOLD, [1951]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition,some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; navy cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, crisp copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly rubbed at edges and a little browned at backstrip and (predominantly white) rear panel. Collects a total of sixty-seven essays, a number of which appear here for the first time. Kirkpatrick A28. leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, 1968
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with title in red and black, plates, and several mounted type specimens at end; patterned boards, red cloth back lettered in gilt, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. leer más
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    • JAMES NISBET, [1903]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with frontispiece, neat contemporary prize inscription on front free endpaper; original pictorial cloth, fore-edge lightly spotted else a remarkably bright, clean copy. With the trade ticket of Jospeh Pollard of Truro on front paste-down, coloured postcard mounted on blank leaf facing text, and 4pp publisher's catalogue at end. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
    • CHATTO & WINDUS, 1969
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; purple cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in dustwrapper, the latter with one short closed tear. . leer más
    • LIPPINCOTT, PHILADELPHIA PA, [1943]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus; handsomely bound in full navy morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. With small institutional press-mark on Foreword. The second part of Monsarrat's well-known 'Corvette' trilogy, published simultaneously with the UK edition. Taken in sequence the trilogy provides a near-continuous record of Monsarrat's early wartime service; furthermore they contain much ... leer más
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    • SECKER & WARBURG, 1960
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with maps in the text; blue cloth, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with small loss (affecting lettering) on front panel. leer más
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    • LEO COOPER, [1988]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; terracotta cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Graham & Cole C18 (giving incorrect date of 1991). leer más
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    • GOLLANCZ, 1964
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece and illustrations in the text, inscription on front free endpaper; terracotta cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • MACDONALD, [1957]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with plates; green cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • BATSFORD, [1979]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, plates and maps; black cloth, gilt back, black endpapers, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • PENTLAND PRESS, [BISHIP AUCKLAND], [1998]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1966]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with maps in the text and endpaper maps; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in the series 'The Crossroads of World History'. leer más
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